Interested in having fun learning about all things science, tech, and engineering? Come to after-school STEM Club for Grades 2-6! 

STEM Club will feature a different topic and related project each event. Throughout the year program participants will get to try their hands at coding, circuitry, health and human science, and much more! Program are every other Thursday from 4:30-5:45 pm. STEM Club is open to kids in Grades 2-6 (parents and younger siblings are free to explore the library during the program).

Upcoming programs:

Thursday, Feb 1, 4:30-5:45 Aerodynamics with Purdue Orbital (Register here)

Thursday, Feb 15. 4:30-5:45 Candy Chemistry (Register here)

March 1(Register here)

March 15(Register here)

March 29(Register here)

April 12(Register here)

April 26(Register here)

May 10(Register here)

May 24(Register here)

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 Past Programs:

Thursday, January 18, 4:30-5:45 – Life in Space with Purdue Space Day

SnowmanReading to kids 

Preschool story times: Tuesday & Friday: 10:30 a.m.; Thursdays at 4:00 p.m.
Story times are for children ages 2 and older & their families or caregivers.
An adult must remain with children during the program. Free; no registration. Location: Children’s Activity Room, 1st floor

Lap Sit every Monday at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m. in the children’s activity room. This program is for babies and toddlers and their parents or caregivers. Make new friends, listen to simple stories, and learn finger plays and songs.
*****No lap sit on Monday, January 1st*****

 NewYear HatColor

The library will be closed on December 31st & January 1st for the New Year’s Holiday.
It will reopen at 12:00 p.m. on January 2nd.


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***Please check the library’s web site for closings and the cancellation of programs during inclement weather.***


***Special Programs for Children and their Families or Caregivers***


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Lego Builders Club
Saturday, January 13th
*****New Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m.*****
Place: Walnut & Elm Rooms

Please note the new time:  2 to 3:30 p.m. 

Children in preschool through grade 6 will have the opportunity to build with the library’s collection of Lego blocks. Children who are 8 & younger must be accompanied by an adult. No fee or registration. Come and build and have fun!

Structures will be on display for 3 weeks in cases near the children’s area and elevator.

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Events on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Monday, January 15th

“Reading to the Kids!”
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms

Children of all ages and their families or caregivers are invited to listen to stories and make a simple craft. Free; no registration. Children age 8 & younger must be accompanied by an adult.

***Every child, 12 and younger, who attends the “Reading to the Kids!” program will receive a free book***


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Reading to the Rabbit & Dogs!
Saturday, January 20th
Time: 2 to 3 p.m.; Place: Walnut & Elm rooms

Registration required by Friday, January 19th
Presented by members of Caring Paws. Come and read to a certified therapy dog or rabbit. Readers should bring a book from home or select one when they arrive at the library. This program is for children ages 4 and older.
Please note: Visitors, other than the parents and siblings of children who are reading to the dogs, are welcome to greet the dogs and talk to therapy dog team members only at 3 p.m., so that the readers are not disturbed.


cute valentines day mouse


Valentine’s Day Crafts
Saturday, January 27th
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Place: Walnut & Elm Rooms

Children of all ages and their families will have an opportunity to be creative and make cards and decorations for Valentine’s Day.

Children who are 8 years old and  younger  must have an adult with them. No registration or fee.



 Don’t forget to check the children’s page of the library web site to check details of programs or to learn if more events have been added to our calendar.